Phillip Island Full-Day Discovery Tour

12 Hours

Explore Phillip Island’s wildlife wonders on this full-day tour from Melbourne! Witness the unforgettable Penguin Parade at dusk, where hundreds of little penguins waddle ashore after a day at sea. But the adventure doesn’t stop there! See playful fur seals at Seal Rocks, get up close to adorable koalas at the Koala Conservation Centre, and enjoy breathtaking coastal scenery. Travel comfortably with Melbourne Limo Vans and Buses and let our expert guide show you the best of Phillip Island!

Charter Tour Price:

Adult (16+): $125 Per Person
Child (0-15): $105 Per Person

Private Tour Price:

Private Tour (1 – 3) Person = $850
Private Tour (4 – 7) Person = $1000

Group Tour Price:

Small Group Tour (7-13) Person = $1300
Mid Group (14-24) Person = $2250
Large Group (25-33) Person = $2950
Extra Large Group (34-49) Person = $4000

Departure Time: Daily

Between 6:30 AM – 8:00 AM
Tour Duration: 13 Hours

Meeting point:

Anywhere in Melbourne CBD
Any Hotel in Melbourne CBD
Keilor Downs VIC 3038, Australia

Our Touring Vehicles:

4 Seat European Car
7 Seat Mercedes Van
11 Seat Luxury Van
14 Seat Standard Minibus
14 Seat Premium Minibus
24 Seat Standard Bus
24 Seat Premium Bus
33 Seat Standard Coach
33 Seat Premium Coach
49 Seat Standard Coach
49 Seat Premium Coach


Phillip Island Full-Day Discovery Tour

Welcome to Melbourne Limo Vans and Buses, your premier tour and transportation company in Melbourne! Embark on an unforgettable journey with us as we take you on a full-day discovery tour to the breathtaking Phillip Island, a must-visit destination renowned for its stunning natural beauty, diverse wildlife, and rich cultural heritage. Sit back, relax, and let us guide you through an immersive experience that will leave you with lasting memories.

Tour Overview:

Our Phillip Island Full-Day Discovery Tour is designed to provide you with a comprehensive and enriching exploration of this picturesque island located just a short drive from Melbourne. From mesmerizing coastal landscapes and pristine beaches to encounters with iconic Australian wildlife, this tour offers a perfect blend of relaxation, adventure, and cultural discovery.

Tour Highlights:

  • Pickup from Melbourne: Your journey begins with a convenient pickup from your hotel or designated pickup point in Melbourne. Our professional driver will greet you with a warm welcome and ensure that you’re comfortably seated in one of our spacious and well-equipped vehicles, whether it’s a minibus, van, bus, or coach, depending on the size of your group.
  • Scenic Drive to Phillip Island: Sit back and enjoy the scenic drive from Melbourne to Phillip Island, which offers stunning views of the Victorian coastline and countryside along the way. Your knowledgeable tour guide will provide informative commentary about the history, culture, and natural landmarks of the region, enhancing your journey with fascinating insights and stories.
  • Nobbies Centre and Boardwalk: Our first stop on Phillip Island is the Nobbies Centre, where you’ll have the opportunity to stroll along the boardwalk and marvel at the rugged coastal scenery. Keep your eyes peeled for glimpses of native wildlife, including seals, seabirds, and perhaps even whales during the migration season. The panoramic views of the Bass Strait are simply breathtaking and provide the perfect backdrop for memorable photos.
  • Penguin Parade Experience: No visit to Phillip Island would be complete without witnessing the world-famous Penguin Parade, a natural phenomenon that attracts visitors from around the globe. As the sun sets over the horizon, hundreds of little penguins emerge from the ocean and waddle across the beach to their burrows in the sand dunes. It’s a magical sight to behold and offers a rare opportunity to observe these adorable creatures up close in their natural habitat.
  • Wildlife Encounters at the Koala Conservation Centre: Get up close and personal with Australia’s most beloved marsupials at the Koala Conservation Centre, where you can observe koalas in their natural environment and learn about conservation efforts to protect these iconic creatures. Take a leisurely stroll along the elevated boardwalks through the eucalyptus forest, keeping an eye out for koalas snoozing in the treetops and other native wildlife that call the sanctuary home.
  • Cultural Insights at Churchill Island Heritage Farm: Immerse yourself in the rich heritage of Phillip Island at Churchill Island Heritage Farm, where you can step back in time and experience life as it was in the 19th century. Explore the historic homestead, working farm, and heritage gardens, and learn about the island’s agricultural history through interactive exhibits, demonstrations, and farmyard activities. Don’t miss the opportunity to sample delicious local produce and handcrafted goods at the onsite cafe and gift shop.
  • Return Journey to Melbourne: As the day draws to a close, we’ll begin our return journey to Melbourne, leaving behind the tranquil beauty of Phillip Island but carrying with us cherished memories of a day filled with adventure, discovery, and natural wonders. Sit back, relax, and reflect on the experiences of the day as we transport you safely back to your accommodation in Melbourne.

Tour Inclusions:

  • Transportation: Travel in comfort and style aboard one of our well-maintained vehicles, including minibuses, vans, buses, or coaches, depending on the size of your group.
  • Professional Tour Guide: Our experienced and knowledgeable tour guide will accompany you throughout the day, providing insightful commentary, answering your questions, and ensuring that you make the most of your time on Phillip Island.
  • Pickup and Drop-off: Enjoy convenient pickup and drop-off from your hotel or designated pickup point in Melbourne, allowing for a hassle-free and stress-free travel experience.

Tour Exclusions:

Please note that the following items are not included in the tour package:

  • Lunch, Snacks, and Tea: While we do not provide meals or refreshments during the tour, you’ll have the opportunity to purchase food and beverages at various stops along the way.
  • Ticket and Entry Fees: Admission fees to attractions such as the Nobbies Centre, Penguin Parade, Koala Conservation Centre, and Churchill Island Heritage Farm are not included in the tour price. However, our tour guide will assist you with purchasing tickets onsite, ensuring a seamless experience.
  • Souvenirs and Personal Expenses: Any additional purchases, souvenirs, or personal expenses incurred during the tour are not included and are the responsibility of the individual participant.

Booking Information:

Ready to embark on an unforgettable journey to Phillip Island? Booking your Full-Day Discovery Tour with Melbourne Limo Vans and Buses is easy! Simply visit our website or contact us directly to check availability, view pricing, and make your reservation. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff are here to assist you every step of the way, ensuring that your tour experience is nothing short of exceptional.

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to explore the natural beauty, wildlife encounters, and cultural heritage of Phillip Island with Melbourne Limo Vans and Buses. Book your tour today and get ready for a day of adventure, discovery, and unforgettable memories!


Tour Includes

  • Pickup from your choice of Melbourne CBD location
  • Transportation by Minibus, Premium Bus and Standard Coaches
  • Roundtrip airconditioned transportation
  • Air conditioned vehicle
  • Bottled water

Tour Excludes

  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
  • Entry Ticket
  • Personal amenities such as hat, caps, sunscreen, umbrella etc.

Frequently Asked Questions

What's included in the Phillip Island Full-Day Discovery Tour?

Our tour includes transportation from Melbourne to Phillip Island, visits to key wildlife attractions like the Penguin Parade and the Koala Conservation Centre, and scenic stops along the way.

Where does the tour pick up and drop off?

We offer convenient pick-up and drop-off at designated locations in Melbourne city center. Specific locations will be confirmed upon booking.

How long does the Phillip Island Full-Day Discovery Tour take?

The tour is a full-day excursion, typically lasting around 10-12 hours, depending on traffic and the specific itinerary on the day.

What type of vehicle is used for the tour?

Melbourne Limo Vans and Buses offers a variety of comfortable and spacious vehicles to suit your group size. The specific vehicle will be confirmed at the time of booking.

Are meals included in the tour price?

Meals are not typically included in the tour price. However, we will make stops at restaurants or cafes where you can purchase lunch at your own expense.

Can we see penguins guaranteed on the tour?

While penguin sightings are very common, we cannot guarantee them as they are wild animals. However, the Phillip Island Penguin Parade is a world-renowned experience, and you’re highly likely to see these adorable creatures.

Is this tour suitable for young children?

Absolutely! The Phillip Island Full-Day Discovery Tour is a fun and educational experience for all ages. Children will love seeing the penguins and other wildlife.

What kind of footwear should I wear?

Comfortable walking shoes are recommended, as there will be some walking involved at the wildlife centers and viewing platforms.

Are there any restrictions on what I can bring on the tour?

We recommend bringing comfortable clothing appropriate for the weather, sunscreen, a hat, and a camera to capture your Phillip Island memories. Large bags or backpacks may not be allowed on some parts of the tour.

How do I book the Phillip Island Full-Day Discovery Tour?

You can book your tour online through our website or by contacting Melbourne Limo Vans and Buses directly. We recommend booking in advance, especially during peak season.

From $125
/ Adult
From $105
/ Child